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  1. Peggy Ann MayesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Peggy Ann Mayes, 73 of Granite City, Illinois passed away on Monday, November 12, 2018 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Peggy was born on July 6, 1945 in Venice, Illinois; the daughter of the late Melvin and Jimmie Mayes.

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  2. Madison County announces charges in Oct. 8 Venice shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    ... made the announcement about the charges Friday afternoon. The shooting occurred on Saturday, October 6, 2018, in Venice, IL., that left one man dead. Gibbons said officers from the Venice Police Department were called to the parking lot of Williams ...

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  3. Arnold R. SandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Arnold R. Sanders, 83, passed away peacefully at his home with his wife at his side at 6:02 a.m. Saturday, September 29, 2018. Arnold "Arnie" was born in Venice, IL on February 21, 1935 the son of Raymond and Emma Louise Sanders.

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  4. Ronald Lee SingletonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... by his wife of 55 years, son, daughter and their families. Ron was born to Russell and Mary (Hon) Singleton in Venice Illinois on April 20, 1943 the middle son of three boys including Donald and Larry. He grew up in Alton where he met his child hood ...

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  5. Tri-Cities Area Division of United Way announces $500,000 campaign goalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    ... Division of United Way helps more than 60,000 people each year in Granite City, Madison, Mitchell, Pontoon Beach and Venice. "The work of United Way and its member agencies is critical to meeting the needs of our neighbors today, as well as ...

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  6. Bertha PaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Bertha Pace, 95, of Collinsville (formerly of Venice, Illinois) passed away at 6:30 a.m. on Friday, September 14, 2018 at Eden Village in Glen Carbon. She was born September 6, 1923 in Alton, Illinois and raised in Grafton, Illinois, a daughter of ...

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  7. 'Second Chance Saturday' to help area residents expunge,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    ... update their driver's license; and more. Similar events took place in 2016 in Alton, Illinois and again in 2017 in Venice, Illinois. These events helped hundreds of people begin the expungement process as a first step at a second chance. By offering ...

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  8. Tri-Cities Area Division of United Way of Greater St. Louis hosts campaign kickoff breakfastRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    ... Division of United Way of Greater St. Louis serves the cities of Granite City, Madison, Mitchell, Pontoon Beach and Venice, helping one in three people throughout the community. Rob Schwartz, senior vice president of retail banking for TheBANK of ...

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  9. Madison County Associate Judge sponsors back to school event for youth in Madison/VeniceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    Madison County Associate Judge Jennifer Hightower is partnering with the Madison/Venice NAACP and the Quad City Community Development to host a Back To School Event for 200 youth in the Madison/Venice communities. Children will receive backpacks and school supplies.

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  10. Two School Resource Officers Added in VeniceRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2018 | WWSB

    VENICE, FL - While many parents and students are worried about getting last minute school supplies, the Venice Police Department is focusing on school safety. The Venice Police Department officers that will be serving as School Resource Officers starting next Monday have been training for the last few weeks and are ready to keep the schools here in Venice safe.

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  11. 'Second Chance Saturday' offers those with minor criminal...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    ... A similar expungement event was hosted in 2016 at Simmons Hanly Conroy's office in Alton and again in 2017 in Venice, Illinois. Last year, attorneys and organizers were able to help start the expungement process for more than 553 cases. Additional ...

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  12. Eligible individuals can have minor criminal infractions expunged...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    ... A similar expungement event was hosted in 2016 at Simmons Hanly Conroy's office in Alton and again in 2017 in Venice, Illinois. Last year, attorneys and organizers were able to help start the expungement process for more than 553 cases. Additional ...

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  13. 2 in truck being chased by police killed in fiery crashRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2018 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... the truck, the man driving with a woman in the passenger seat sped off. A short time later in the nearby community of Venice, the truck crashed, flipped over and burst into flames.

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  14. STEM Center, community expand garden program in Madison Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | The Legal Record

    Second-grade student Zylah Howard looks excitedly at the soil sample her group collected for a lesson on soil chemistry. Approximately 60 young girls in Alton, Collinsville, Madison and Venice are learning the value of science, technology, engineering and mathematics through an interactive after-school urban gardening program.

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  15. Siue Stem Center, community partners expand urban gardening program throughout Madison CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    Approximately 60 young girls in Alton, Collinsville, Madison and Venice are learning the value of science, technology, engineering and mathematics through an interactive after-school urban gardening program. The future leaders are gaining hands-on experience solving real-world problems.

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  16. Juliette Douglas named board chair of Tri-Cities Division of United Way of Greater St. LouisRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    ... Division helps more than 80,000 people each year in the cities of Granite City, Madison, Mitchell, Pontoon Beach and Venice. United Way of Greater St. Louis mobilizes the community with one goal in mind - helping people live their best possible ...

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  17. Godfrey Dollar General is robbed Wednesday night, sheriff's deputies, State Police investigateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    ... were available Wednesday night as Madison County Sheriff's deputies worked this case and another scene in the Madison/Venice area where there was a standoff with law enforcement. A surveillance photo and more info about the Dollar General robbery ...

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  18. Christopher Michael HockingRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2018 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Christopher Michael Hocking, 43, of Cottage Hills, Illinois and formerly of Venice, Illinois passed away at 3:46 p.m. on Monday, January 1, 2018 in Pontoon Beach, Illinois. He was born April 28, 1974 in Granite City, Illinois, a son of Donna Sue Hocking of Venice, Illinois and Robert Hocking of Wood River.

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  19. Local Democrats partner with Tri-City Shrine Club in holiday basket drive for Granite City familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    ... families and bring awareness this issue." The Tri-City Shrine Club compromises members from Granite City, Madison and Venice, and is part of Shriners International, a fraternal organization of men who are dedicated to brotherhood, compassion, and ...

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  20. NEH awards Humanities Access Grant to SIUE, will support programming...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    ... in collaboration with six Madison County school districts including Alton, East Alton/Wood River, Granite City, Venice and Madison. "Conversation Toward a Brighter Future begins from the position that there should be more understanding between ...

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